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Mickies Dairy Bar

1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2086
+1 608-256-9476
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“coffee cake” (9 reviews)
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American, Diner
1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2086
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to Mickie's during the lunch time hour on a Thursday and were SO impressed with everything about this place! We ordered the reuben omelette, the cornmeal pancake, and the child's chicken tenders, and everything was delicious! The cornmeal pancake was the entire size...More

Thank annEmac18
Reviewed 1 week ago

The name may through you as this is actually a classic old diner with a great selection, huge portions and good breakfast food. Try the homemade hot cinnimon rolls!

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic diner vibes with humongous pancakes and scramblers. It's a UW-Madison classic, so people flock for breakfast on game days and weekends in general. You are almost always guaranteed a wait out the door given the popularity. The interior boasts a cool, retro atmosphere and...More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with our son for breakfast and certainly did not leave hungry! Too many tasty options! I had the scrambler, which could feed the entire table, as did our son. My husband had the blueberry pancakes. Simple, delicious food! And, the best part, it...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe it is because I love places like this. Locally owned, local foods (yanks are potatoes) and just a great atmosphere! The food portions were huge! Split something if you can..:) I couldn't..:) Great place!! Loved it!! Good job Arden!

Thank michael m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, awesome service The homemade corned beef hash is to die for and the scrambler is a must try. We had both the coffee cake and the cinnamon bun and they were wonderful.

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

If you have a big appetite this is where to go for breakfast. The corn beef hash was uniquely flavored and quite a treat. Pancakes are huge. You will be challenged to eat it all. This is a small place that is so popular that...More

Thank Henry R
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Busy place, there may be a waiting line. Cash only and four of us ate at the counter ...starting with homemade blueberry and an apple cinnamon coffee cake.... they both were delicious! The breakfast scrambler with the gravy was quite amazing; the pancake I would...More

Thank purplehotgirl
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I have to admit I was worried when I heard this place had communal seating, but it was totally not a problem at all! The pancakes here are absolutely AMAZING! Even better, they are super cheap! The waitress let my friend and I split an...More

1  Thank Jesca D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Excellent food, big portions, great old time atmosphere. Get there early so , you don't have to wait outside. Yes the lines will be out the door.

Thank Steve W
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15 July 2017|
Response from Dawn G | Reviewed this property |
no they do not take reservations. You stand outside waiting to get in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711-2086
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-256-9476
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